Local Sports

Tigers Win TRAC Title, Rockets TRAC Softball Champs

The Sherrard girls track team won the Three Rivers Athletic West Division Conference track meet Thursday. The Tigers took first in eight events, including winning all the relays, while scoring 192 points. Orion was second with 109 and Rockridge took…

Mercer County Grad Advances To Division III Track Finals; Baker Competes Saturday In 200

With a season and career best run of 24.38 seconds, Monmouth College senior Kenzie Baker qualified for Saturday’s 200m finals at the Division III NCAA Track & Field Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina. Running in the second heat on Thursday, Baker…

Varsity Coach Collaboration; Mercer County Offering Girls All Sports Camp This Summer

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County High School girls basketball coach Kate Engwall Thursday morning. She was promoting the 2021 All Sports Camp for girls entering 3rd through 6th grade. The camp involves basketball, volleyball, track and…

WRMJ High School Sports Spotlight: Overcoming Injured Elbow; Sherrard’s Bynum Helping Lead Tigers To Perfect Dual Meet Record

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Sherrard High School’s Josh Bynum Thursday morning. The senior missed the high school football season due to an elbow injury, but has been cleared to wrestle this spring. The Tigers have not lost…

Eagles Sweep Cougars In Softball, Split In Baseball

Mercer County met Rowva-Williamsfield in baseball and softball Wednesday. The baseball team split their double-header while the softball team swept their two games. Riverdale beat Fulton which allowed Sherrard to clinch the outright TRAC West Division title.   BASEBALL Mercer…

WRMJ Interview: Hamlet Handy Helper & Student-Athlete; Matthew Gray Has Had Impact With 4-H & Golden Eagles

WRMJ News/Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with Mercer County High School 2021 graduate Matthew Gray Wednesday morning. He is finishing up his senior baseball season with the Golden Eagles. Gray was also a key contributor with the school’s football program…

LTC Track Meet Put On Hold

The Lincoln Trail Conference Boys and Girls Track Meet hosted by Galva High School has been put on hold after inclement weather forced the event to be stopped with some events still needed to be concluded. All the running events…